FIMI’s Joan Carling Recieves Champions of the Earth Award

On September 26, 2018, Joan Carling, a member of the Board of Channel grantee the International Indigenous Women’s Forum (or FIMI), has been awarded the prestigious Champions of the Earth Award for her lifetime achievements defending the environment and indigenous rights. This award is the UN’s highest environmental honor. 

New Online Collective Security Resource

In recent years, “repression and violence against human rights defenders have escalated and space for civil society has ‘closed.’ Activists and organizations around the world have worked hard to respond. But faced with worsening conditions, many of us are questioning assumptions and rethinking the adequacy of our approaches.”

Radical Hope Fund Award

Channel grantee partners Women Cross DMZ and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, in collaboration with Nobel Women’s Initiative were chosen out of 1,000 applications by the NoVo Foundation to receive funding from their new Radical Hope Fund.

Our Voices, Our Environment Call to Action

Meerim Ilyas and Nathalie Margi of Channel grantee partner Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights (UAF) contribute to a powerful new report published by Global Greengrants Fund, Prospera International Network of Women’s Funds, the Wallace Global Fund, and the Global Alliance for Green and Gender Action (GAGGA).